STORIES: République démocratique du Congo: Mwavita - Born at time of War: Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 24/01/2017. O. L. ,  13, was raped by a member of the parish, and was left pregnant as a result. On 19 August, she gave birth to twins. Today she lives with her mother and a close female relative, who help her with the children, but she has been stigmatised and isolated by the community. The Italian NGO AVSI is providing her with social and medical support, and is also helping her with school.
Rapes in Congo

Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, North Kivu, Goma. 24/01/2017. O. L. , 13, was raped by a member of the parish, and was left pregnant as a result. On 19 August, she gave birth to twins. Today she lives with her mother and a close female relative, who help her with the children, but she has been stigmatised and isolated by the community. The Italian NGO AVSI is providing her with social and medical support, and is also helping her with school.